Bad Girls Like Good Contracts: Ontario Erotic Dancers' Collective Resistance

VICTIM NO MORE: WOMEN`S RESISTANCE TO LAW, CULTURE AND POWER, pp. 46-60, Ellen Faulkner & Gayle Macdonald, eds., Fernwood, 2009

31 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2011

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Suzanne Bouclin

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Date Written: August 15, 2007

Abstract

Beginning with the analysis of how neo-liberal policies pushed women out of low paying jobs into the sex trades, the author provides a micro-level look of how erotic dancers in Ontario have organized to effect changes in their labour practices.

Keywords: intersectionality, legal subjectivity, unionization, marginal workers, sexuality

JEL Classification: D6, M54, A14,I3, J3

Suggested Citation

Bouclin, Suzanne, Bad Girls Like Good Contracts: Ontario Erotic Dancers' Collective Resistance (August 15, 2007). VICTIM NO MORE: WOMEN`S RESISTANCE TO LAW, CULTURE AND POWER, pp. 46-60, Ellen Faulkner & Gayle Macdonald, eds., Fernwood, 2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1928765

Suzanne Bouclin (Contact Author)

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section ( email )

57 Louis Pasteur Street
Ottawa, K1N 6N5
Canada

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